Second Suspect Arrested in Spanish Springs Shooting

A second person has been arrested in connection with a March 16 drive-by shooting at the north end of Spanish Springs Valley. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Austin Patton of Sparks on Wednesday. The arrest was made due to evidence found at Patton’s home on March 16 as well as statements Patton made to investigators. Investigators believe 23-year-old Kyle Acker, fired the shots that hit the home on Martell Place around 1 a.m. on March 16.